Today’s guest blog comes from our Engagement Officer, Andrew Barnes, who has reviewed some loop systems that are available now for people with hearing loss to use: Action on hearing loss: Name: DAC Megaloop £129.49 (VAT inc) £107.91 (excluding VAT) Middle range price bracket I have worked with this one and according to the action … Read more
Our fourth film is all about Technology. Members in this film talk about how they use technology and how it can be adapted to become more accessible.
Our third Deafblind UK film is all about Good Practice. In this film our members will be talking about how to support those with deafblindness.
This is the second in our series of films where we tell you more about Deafblind UK and the work we do. In this film many of our members talk about their experiences of deafblindness.
Deafblind UK will be hosting a series of free and exciting activities for anyone with a combined sight and hearing loss, in Peterborough between 6th November and 14th December at the Karten Centre, Rainbow Court, Paston Ridings, Peterborough, PE4 7UP. Join us for free trial sessions in: ▪ Meditation for beginners ▪ Art Therapy (3 week course) … Read more
This is the first of our series of films where we tell you more about Deafblind UK, the work we do, and some of the people we support. In this film, some of our members talk about living with deafblindness.
Created by Heather Lawson and Michelle Stevens, this immersive event shares the humour, grief, beauty and profound isolation of their lives as deafblind artists. After an introductory film, you’ll be provided with individual headphones and goggles, then guided into an unseen promenade installation. With light and sound distorted and restricted, it is touch that becomes … Read more
At the start of June, our Chairman, Bob Nolan, gave an inspirational talk at our annual All Staff Conference. This speech in its entirety is now available for you to watch online.
During Deafblind Awareness Week 2018, our Engagement Officer Corinne went to meet Jenny, one of our members. Corinne recorded a number of videos of Jenny speaking about her sight and hearing loss and some of the adjustments she’s made around the house that can help her live the life she chooses. These videos were initially … Read more
Congratulations to Patrick Coughlan for completing the Chicago Marathon for us yesterday. Here’s what he had to say when we got in touch with him earlier: “Despite the wet and drizzly weather, it was a great experience! I shaved 17 minutes off my London time from last year and finished the event in 4 hours … Read more